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VBA (.NET) Software Engineer
Ref No.: 18-19319
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Client is seeking a VBA (.NET) Software Engineer at Client Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA.

No Corp. to Corp. or 3rd party
Onsite position.

The End User Development (EUD) team is focused on improving equity investment professionals' productivity, decision making and increase IT's ability to respond to tactical needs by delivering short term business driven solutions. This team strengthens the partnership between the business and technology while increasing domain knowledge by delivering ad-hoc solutions in an unstructured development environment. The EUD team will incorporate the best ideas into enterprise product capabilities that will be available to all investment professionals.
The Expertise We Are Looking For
Excellent oral and written communication skills
BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree and work experience
Investment Management business domain experience across some combination of Research, Portfolio Management (Risk), Trading, Compliance and Investment Operations (CFA preferred)
Demonstrated expertise with MS excel based programming using VBA, .NET , Strong working knowledge of SQL
The Purpose of Your Role
The EUD Developer / Analyst will be responsible for building custom tools that provide insights into fund management through Holdings, Trades, & Research. Responsibilities include software engineering on a variety of existing and new tools / applications, building dashboards using OBIEE and Tableau, working closely with both peers and business partners to rapidly deliver high quality solutions.
The Skills You Bring
Must have experience working directly with investment professionals
8-11 years' experience in an analytics-based role
Demonstrated expertise with MS excel based programming using VBA, .NET
Strong working knowledge of SQL
Academic background in a related field (CFA, MSF, MBA, etc.)
You have experience with the Agile development methodology
You collaborate closely with your team, analyzing problems, recommending solutions and delivering technology results
You have a passion for continued learning, and will continually learn about new technology trends and the Equity Asset Management business
The Value You Deliver
Building quality solutions which align with the technology blueprint and best practices, solving business problems by driving design, development, quality and ongoing support
Partnering closely with product owners/analysts/business partners to understand business problems and needs
Working closely with architects and lead developers to ensure adherence to the technology blueprint and roadmap
Actively participating in knowledge exchange through innovation days, code and design reviews, exploring emerging technologies etc.
How Your Work Impacts the Organization
Asset Management Technology (AMT) provides worldwide technology and support to all the Investment Management, Research, Trading and Investment Operations functions. AMT is an integral partner for Asset Management to deliver innovative, scalable, industry-leading investment tools that enable Asset Management to achieve competitive advantage globally.